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Nashville Sounds continue their slide with 8-6 loss to Round Rock Express

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN - The Nashville Sounds’ losing streak reached eight on Saturday evening at The Dell Diamond, where Nashville lost, 8-6, to the Round Rock Express.

Second baseman Scooter Gennett went 2-for-4 for the Sounds to raise his average to .366. He has reached base safely in all 23 of his games this season. First baseman Hunter Morris contributed a 2-for-3 effort and third baseman Stephen Parker extended Nashville’s longest active hitting streak to seven games with a single in the defeat.

Nashville Sounds Scooter Gennett Goes 2-for-4 To Raise Average To .366 For Nashville. (Mike Strasinger - Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Scooter Gennett Goes 2-for-4 To Raise Average To .366 For Nashville. (Mike Strasinger – Nashville Sounds)

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Austin Peay State University Track and Field impressive on final day of OVC Championships

 

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsCharleston, IL – Senior Chantelle Grey won her second Ohio Valley Conference 800m title this year and Austin Peay recovered from its Friday stumbles with an impressive Saturday showing at the 2013 OVC Outdoor Track and Field Championships, hosted by Eastern Illinois.

APSU Lady Govs Track and Fields Chantelle Grey. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

APSU Lady Govs Track and Fields Chantelle Grey. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Fort Campbell’s D.W. Recreation Center May Activities for the entire Family

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – Join Dale Wayrynen Recreation Center (D.W. Rec) for some great May activities! Bring Mom out for a treat on her special day!  On May 12th at 3:00pm, DW Rec. will have several flavors of ice cream and a wide variety of toppings available for this free “Make Your Own Sundae” event.

Join in Post Wide Pool Tournament on May 19th at 2:00pm. This tournament is open to all eligible MWR patrons.  Players will vote on whether to play 8 Ball or 9 Ball at the start of the tournament. Signups will be the day of  the event. Trophies will be awarded to the top three finishers. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Softball cancelled due to wet conditions

 

Austin Peay Lady Govs LogoMurray, KY — Austin Peay State University’s softball team had its May 4th Ohio Valley Conference doubleheader at Murray State cancelled due to wet field conditions.

The three-game OVC series is now down to a May 5th doubleheader, starting at 11:00am., to wrap up the regular season at Central Park – just off the Murray State campus.Despite the cancelled game May 4th, the Lady Govs are still in the running for a berth into the OVC post-season tournament, with Morehead State losing both of its games to Eastern Kentucky on May 4th by scores of 3-1 and 4-3. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay Baseball defeats Morehead State 6-5 clinches OVC series

 

Written by Cody Bush
APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors SportsClarksville, TN - Austin Peay State University’s baseball team scored the game’s first five runs and held on to secure a 6-5 Ohio Valley Conference victory against Morehead State, Saturday, at Raymond C. Hand Park.

APSU's Rolando Gautier. Austin Peay State University.

APSU’s Rolando Gautier. Austin Peay State University.

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Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts’ Legislative Update

 
Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

Joe Pitts

Nashville, TN - Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Acting Commissioner Burns Phillips announced that the 108th General Assembly passed legislation that continues the funding of unemployment benefits for spouses of military personnel who leave their jobs to transfer to a new assignment.

Funding for the program for the current fiscal year was nearly exhausted, prompting the legislative action.

“We’re pleased the General Assembly approved appropriation for this benefit to trailing spouses for the remainder of this fiscal year as well as for the fiscal year beginning July 1st, 2013,” said Phillips. “This action shows support of our military families and we hope lessens the stress that goes with active duty transfers.” «Read the rest of this article»

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16th Annual Ladies Golf Tournament sponsored by APSU set for May 22nd

 

Austin Peay Lady Govs LogoClarksville, TN - The 16th Annual Ladies Golf Tournament, sponsored by Austin Peay State University athletics, is set for Wednesday, May 22nd, at Swan Lake Golf Course.

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Tennessee Highway Patrol urges Motorists to act responsibly this Cinco de Mayo

 

State Troopers Will Be Out Statewide Conducting Saturation Efforts and Checkpoints

The Tennessee Highway PatrolNashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol will increase its highway traffic safety enforcement efforts this weekend to coincide with Cinco de Mayo celebrations. State Troopers will focus heavily saturation efforts, seat belt safety, and DUI enforcement.

One person was killed on Tennessee roadways on May 1st, 2012.

“When the temperatures begin to increase this time of year, more motorists start taking to the roadways. The Tennessee Highway Patrol will aggressively enforce our state’s seat belt and impaired driving laws to protect the public this Cinco de Mayo weekend and as we head into the summer months,” Department of Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner Bill Gibbons said.

Tennessee Highway Patrolman on a traffic stop.

Tennessee Highway Patrolman on a traffic stop.

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APSU presents Walker Award to Cadet Nathan Brewer

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The recipient of the 2013 Command Sgt. Maj. Darol Walker Award at Austin Peay State University is one of the nation’s top ROTC cadets.

Cadet Nathan Brewer with APSU’s Governors Guard Battalion of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) was presented the award during a breakfast ceremony held Thursday, May 2nd at APSU. He already has prior military service, having been assigned to the 5th Special Forces Group and 82nd Airborne Division.

ROTC Cadet Nathan Brewer (center) was named the recipient of the 2013 Command Sgt. Maj. Walker Award during a breakfast ceremony May 2 at Austin Peay State University. Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Darol Walker (right, for whom the award is named) and local businessman Jack Turner (who created the award) also are shown. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU Public Relations and Marketing)

ROTC Cadet Nathan Brewer (center) was named the recipient of the 2013 Command Sgt. Maj. Walker Award during a breakfast ceremony May 2 at Austin Peay State University. Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Darol Walker (right, for whom the award is named) and local businessman Jack Turner (who created the award) also are shown. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU Public Relations and Marketing)

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation cancels Movies in the Park showing due to Weather

 

Movies in the ParkClarksville, TN – Due to anticipated inclement weather this weekend, the Movies in the Park event scheduled for May 4th, 2013 at Heritage Park Soccer fields is cancelled.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department hopes to reschedule the showing for a later date, depending on park availability. «Read the rest of this article»

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